Cosmetic dental treatments can correct a variety of imperfections and improve the appearance of your smile. You deserve to have a smile that you love. A bright, beautiful smile can increase your confidence and comfort in social situations. Does cosmetic dental treatment have to radically alter the structure of your teeth? Conservative cosmetic dental treatment makes minor adjustments to your natural teeth. This allows you to retain the strength, stability and health of your teeth through cosmetic treatment. Dental bonding and contouring is a great conservative cosmetic option. (more…)
If you are an individual who has tried teeth whitening at home, only to be disappointed by the results, you’re not alone. Over-the-counter whitening strips and charcoal toothpaste don’t always deliver on the results. A lack of positive results may have caused you to feel frustrated and discouraged. That’s understandable, but it doesn’t mean that your teeth won’t benefit from whitening treatment. Professional teeth whitening with your dentist frequently delivers results beyond what over-the-counter products can produce. You shouldn’t be frustrated by your teeth whitening experience! (more…)
Endodontic treatment is designed to address issues that develop within your tooth, not on the outside. Which means when a tooth suffers from advanced tooth decay, infection, or a painful abscess, then you may need an endodontic procedure known as a root canal. In today’s blog, your Omaha, NE, dentist will discuss the importance of endodontic care.
For many adults, tooth loss is not a topic that is often kept at the forefront of their minds. In fact, many people are conscious of their oral hygiene and health, and actively take the preventive steps necessary to ensure a healthy grin for life and avoid the need for extraction or implants. The truth of the matter is, however, that it can still occur due to a myriad of other circumstances, including diet, family history, and more. When a tooth becomes infected from the inside, however, a last resort that may preserve your natural structure is a root canal, and your Omaha, NE dentist at Pacific Hills Dental is here to explain why.
When you visit your dentist regularly, you are informed of the health of your smile as well as the progression of any major concerns, such as disease, decay and more. As a last effort, some diseased teeth may be extracted in order to preserve the integrity of your smile, however, it is important to know that your journey does not stop there. In fact, once a tooth is gone, the gap left behind can cause a myriad of problems later down the line that can once again bring your oral health into question. Fortunately, your Omaha, NE dentist at Pacific Hills Dental can help you achieve a healthy smile once more through the use of dental implants.
At one time, finding out you needed a crown meant committing to two to three visits, and possibly wearing a temporary restoration for up to two weeks. However, your Omaha, NE, dentist is proud to offer a more convenient alternative. With the CEREC system, we employ CAD/CAM technology to design, craft, and place a crown in just one visit!
When a cavity forms, your smile becomes vulnerable to not only to toothaches and tooth sensitivity, but the risk of an infection as well. To prevent serious discomfort, or even the loss of your tooth, you need to undergo treatment with a dental filling. In today’s blog, your Omaha, NE, dentist explains how we treat cavities with a lifelike composite resin dental filling.
Once your restorative dental work is completed, you can regain confidence in your appearance as well as your ability to bite and chew food without difficulties. At our Omaha, NE dentist’s office, we can actually finish a patient’s restorative treatment in as little as one appointment when they need a dental crown placed. For many other dental practices, the procedure involved in making and placing a crown will require at least two visits, as they need to enlist the service of a third party dental lab to provide the custom restoration. Our office has CEREC technology that enables us to measure your tooth, digitally design your crown, and produce it in as little as a single appointment! (more…)
Many of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes contain high amounts of both sugar and starch. Which means many of these dishes could increase the risk of complications like tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Omaha, NE, dentist is explaining how you can enjoy your favorite sides and desserts, while also safeguarding your teeth.
Misalignment means your teeth are crooked, or that they crowd or overlap one another. Along with impacting your smile’s beauty, uneven teeth could also lead to trouble for your overall oral health. In today’s blog, your Omaha, NE, dentist will explain how we can correct uneven teeth without braces, instead using cosmetic Invisalign® and ClearCorrect® aligners.